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#11908187 - 10/30/16 01:12 PM Single or tandem jig rig
onfirecrappie Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/12/13
Posts: 191
Loc: Gunter,Texas
I have been crappie fishing for years with jigs but have always just used one jig. Just wondering how many of you use tandem crappie jig rigs (2 or more jigs)? If so, when do you prefer each set up? Thanks

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#11908221 - 10/30/16 01:35 PM Re: Single or tandem jig rig [Re: onfirecrappie]
Gamblinman Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 2000
Loc: Yantis, TX
I use one jig when fishing brush and timber, 2 jigs in open water.
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#11908230 - 10/30/16 01:38 PM Re: Single or tandem jig rig [Re: onfirecrappie]
PKfishin Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/28/12
Posts: 2235
Loc: Texas
As many times as I hang up fishing timber I can't see using two jigs. That said, I was fishing minnows the other day and had multiple crappie chasing the one I had hooked around because the minnow had slid up the line. I think a jig above or below the minnow would work when they are doing that. I didn't try it as minnows like to tangle up too much and I hate tangles.
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#11908236 - 10/30/16 01:42 PM Re: Single or tandem jig rig [Re: onfirecrappie]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 1844
Loc: Beckville, TX
Tandem rigs come in handy while in the search mode. I'll tie on two different jigs trying to determine which gets more bites. I also think the tandem prompts the fish to bite when they might not otherwise. However, tandem rigs can be very frustrating when they get tangled.

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#11908283 - 10/30/16 02:24 PM Re: Single or tandem jig rig [Re: onfirecrappie]
fishin'aholic2 Online   content
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Registered: 11/08/07
Posts: 12782
Loc: Irving, Texas
I use double jigs on bridges, vertical poles, and open water and I fish a single jig when fishing brush and timber.
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#11908911 - 10/30/16 08:51 PM Re: Single or tandem jig rig [Re: onfirecrappie]
Txmedic033 Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 3656
Loc: Longview, Tx
I use a tandem rig when I'm trying different baits and depths. I usually switch to a single rig when I find a pattern unless I start catching doubles. Nothing beats pulling them in two at a time. (Except 3 at a time.)

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#11909422 - 10/31/16 04:59 AM Re: Single or tandem jig rig [Re: onfirecrappie]
kickingback Offline
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Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 807
Loc: Texas
Tandem only means more than one jig or bait in the same near location and the same time. If there are fish having an extra jig WILL NOT effect the bite. In fact it will increase your cahnces of a bite. The more in their faces the better. Just be careful of double hook ups and line breaking.
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